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|Chi Park, MD|
|First appearance||"Transplant" (8.02)|
|Last appearance||"Everybody Dies" (8.22)|
|Portrayed by||Charlyne Yi|
|Occupation||Doctor at the Department of Diagnostic Medicine|
Chi Park, MD — is a character of the American medical drama series House. Portrayed by Los Angeles born actress and comedian Charlyne Yi, she joins Dr. Greg House's team of diagnosticians in the department of Diagnostic Medicine at the fictional Princeton-Plainsboro Teaching Hospital in New Jersey based on Yale-New Haven Hospital.
Dr. Chi Park joins the diagnostic team in Season 8 after she hits her supervisor in the neurology department when he gropes her during a procedure. Dr. Park is introduced in the episode "Transplant", in which she joins Dr. House on a case.
Dr. Chi Park has been described as a "diminutive brainiac with often hilarious anger issues". Park was born in the United States and is of Korean and Philippine ancestry. Park lives with her parents, was a top student at medical school before becoming a neurology resident at Princeton-Plainsboro hospital.
- Fox Publicity. "House M.D (TV series), Transplant". Internet Movie Database. Retrieved February 8, 2015.
Although House finds himself back on familiar ground, he quickly realizes that much has changed since he left, and he is forced to work on the case with smart yet timid resident Dr. Chi Park.
- Seibel, Deborah Starr (November 20, 2011). "Moving into 'House'". New York Post. Retrieved February 8, 2016.
The second actress to brave House’s slings and arrows is Charlyne Yi, 25, who plays Dr. Chi Park, a diminutive brainiac with often hilarious anger issues. House is saddled with Park after she wallops her attending physician in neurosurgery for groping her butt.
- Cloud, John (October 11, 2011). "House Watch: The Return to Princeton Plainsboro". Time Entertainment. Time. Retrieved February 8, 2016.
House does have Dr. Chi Park, and at first she seems an odd match; she’s shy and still lives with her parents. But it turns out she slugged her boss in neurology after he grabbed her ass, so she and House have at least some personality traits in common.